La Plata Middle School

3500 North Silver St, Silver City, NM 88061 | (505) 956-2000
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 643
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School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 643
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 49.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 328 (51.0%)
  • Females: 315 (49.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 82 (12.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 315 (49.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 397 (61.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
La Plata Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black40.6%
Asian40.6%
Hispanic43066.9%
White20031.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For La Plata Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade22334.7%
7th Grade21333.1%
8th Grade20732.2%
Source: NM Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that La Plata Middle School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on SBA state exams in the following subjects:
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  • Reading
  • Science

SBA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201128.2%32.5%36.7%
201032.7%38.2%34.6%
 
Reading Test
201142.1%44.4%47.8%
201034.6%38.7%39.6%
 
Science Test
201034.1%37.8%30.3%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201133.9%37.5%37.6%
201039.0%40.7%33.6%
 
Reading Test
201148.7%52.3%47.6%
201053.5%55.5%49.6%
 
Science Test
201146.4%49.4%39.7%
201048.4%50.0%39.7%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201132.1%33.9%40.8%
201032.5%36.2%39.2%
 
Reading Test
201146.6%48.7%53.3%
201055.8%57.5%60.5%
 
Science Test
201020.8%23.1%28.9%
 
Source: NM Department of Education 2010-2011

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